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Mr. John Sutton

January 21, 1939 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 82)

Obituary

 “For Safety Reasons, the Family Will Be Observing The Funeral Home COVID-19’s Rules”

The family members and friends will be observing the COVID-19 Health Rules (Face Masks “over Mouth and Nose” and Social Distancing will be required)

 

 “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and  earth.  He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.   Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.”  (Psalm 121:1-4)   

 

In profound sorrow, the Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service join with the Kornegay, Wooten and Sutton families to announce Mr. John Sutton of La Grange, North Carolina, age 82, has completed his earthly journey.  Mr. Sutton transitioned from labor to reward Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at his residence in La Grange, North Carolina.  He was lovingly known by his family members and friends as “Daddy” and “Serge.” 

He was born in Lenoir County, North Carolina, January 21, 1939, to the late Mr. Allen Sutton and Mrs. Bertha Kornegay.

He was educated in the Lenoir County School System and attended school in La Grange, North Carolina.

Mr. Sutton united with and attended Saint Matthew Free Will Baptist Church in La Grange, North Carolina.   

During Mr. Sutton’s working years, he worked as a Health Care Technician for Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Brother Sutton was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Allen Sutton and Mrs. Bertha Kornegay; his brothers, Mr. Wright Sutton, Mr. June Sutton, Mr. Dean Sutton and Mr. Joenathan Sutton; his sisters, Mrs. Bertha Whitfield, Mrs. Bettie Robinson and Mrs. Dortha Sutton. 

A public visitation will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. in the Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina 28551. 

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. in the Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina 28551.   Dr. Claude D. Sawyer will officiate.  

Final Disposition will be held at a future date in a private service.

Brother Sutton leaves to cherish his sweet and loving memories to his wife, of the home, Mrs. Brenda Wooten Sutton; his daughters, Mrs. Belinda Person and Mrs. Patricia Griswold and husband, Mr. Larry, all of La Grange, North Carolina; his son, Mr. John Allen Sutton of Rock Hill, South Carolina; his grandchildren, Dontae Sutton, Shemeka Pearson, Tameka Sutton, Douglas Pearson, Ashley Blackmon, Keyonna Miller, Titania Griswold and Lj Griswold; his sisters, Mrs. Katie Sutton, Mrs. Alice Davis and Mrs. Frances Robinson; his brothers, Mr. Thomas Sutton and Mr. Marie Sutton; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends

Saturday, January 8, 2022, the family members and friends will assemble at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina at 11:20 a.m. in preparation for the family lineup and the Celebration of Life Service.

Floral arrangements may be delivered to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 414 East Washington Street, La Grange, North Carolina beginning Friday morning, January 7, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cards, Love-Grams and Condolences may be faxed to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 252-566-5604 or posted online at www.lagrangefuneralservice.com or by calling Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 252-566-5603.

Professional services, of love and care, are entrusted to Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, LLC in La Grange, North Carolina.

 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mr. John, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 8, 2022

11:00 AM to 11:50 AM
Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel
414 East Washington Street
La Grange, NC 28551

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 8, 2022

12:00 PM
Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel
414 East Washington Street
La Grange, NC 28551

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